53-yr-old man crushed to death by speeding truck
A 53-year-old constable attached with Pachod rural police station was killed on the spot and another constable was injured when a speeding truck crushed them down near Pachod bus stand late last night on Aurangabad-Solapur national highway about 35 km from here.
According to rural police sources, the incident occurred late last night around 0130 hours when the duo constables who are deputed to check up vehicles (Nakabandi) in view of coming Lok Sabha election a speeding truck coming from Beed to Aurangabad onwards knocked down both of them resulting in one of them being killed on the spot while another was seriously injuired, police said.
The victim was identified as Anand Maruti Palve and the injured constable was identified as S T Bighot who was later shifted to a hospital for further treatment, police said.
After the incident Pachod police rushed to the spot and arrested the truck driver and cleaner and a case has been registered against them, police added.
(Posted on 06-04-2014)